Early Help Practitioner

Job Summary
Contract Type:
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Working Pattern:
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Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 10/06/2020 23:59
£21,166 – £23,836
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
various locations, however you may be required to work at any DCC council office.
Post Number:
CYPS/20/142, V6388, S046772
Closing date:
10 Jun
Further Information

Children and Young Peoples Services
CYPS – One Point & Think Family Service

Vacancy Reference No: CYPS/20/142

Post title: Early Help Practitioner – various posts available

Salary: £21,166 – £23,836 Grade 6 (pro rata to hours worked)

Job Location: various locations, however you may be required to work at any DCC council office.

We are seeking to appoint Early Help Practitioners who will provide direct help to empower families to access a range of support networks within their local communities and those delivered in and through the Community Family Hub with the aim of building resilience and sustained change.

Recent experience of working and supporting vulnerable children, young people and their families in the home and community settings; experience of delivering planned interventions using evidence based practice leading to improved outcomes; experience of group facilitation and experience of responding effectively to safeguarding issues and concerns.

Provide direct help and interventions to families that contribute to meaningful positive change; develop a range of approaches to engage and build an effective working relationship with parents and families to enable positive change to take place.

Essential Qualifications: Level 3 qualification in a relevant Children's Services field and evidence of continuous professional development.

The successful applicant for this post will be required to apply for a Disclosure & Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.

For further information regarding the post please contact Alison Ghent on 03000 269037 or via e-mail at alison.ghent@durham.gov.uk

It is anticipated that interviews will be held on Thursday 18th June 2020.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact Payroll & Employee Services on Telephone: 03000 267247 (24hr answerphone). Email: PESCYPS@durham.gov.uk

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

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This job is closed for applications.